How to write a letter to nominate an awesome past Professor for an award for work he has done in our university? This professor established a cyber security scholarship program at our engineering university for students to pursue this field, especially when it was emerging 15 years ago.
- What pointers do I mention in the letter?
- How long can the letter be?
- What tone should I use (serious, humor, etc)
The award is given by the university based on these criteria:
A record of outstanding teaching effectiveness both within and outside the classroom
The ability to inspire, promote, and sustain the intellectual development of students
A pedagogical approach that is innovative (new approaches using current or new models of teaching), intellectually rigorous, creative, and engaging
Demonstrated scholarly/professional contributions and their integration into the classroom that foster critical thinking and challenge students to independent inquiry
Advising/mentoring of undergraduate or graduate students or doctoral and clinical supervision-interactions outside of the classroom and the quality of such interactions
Contribution to developing or enhancing curricula in the field
Length of service
Internal school awards/honors received